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MarjaSaturday 26th of March 2005 01:06:01 AM
FAROESE phrases - The beginnings of conversation in Faroese. More to come soon.

Format
English phrase
Faroese phrase [English transcription]

What is your name?
Hvussu eita tygum? [KVUS-SEH AI-TAH TI-YUN]

My name is...
Eg eiti... [EH AI-TI]


I'd like to introduce you to... (Lit. Know you...?)
Kennir tú...? [CHEHN-NIR TOO]

I'm pleased to meet you.
Stuttligt at hitta teg. [STUTT-LITT EHT HITT-AH TEH]


Where are you from?
Hvađani eru tygum? [KVEH-AHN-I EHR-U TI-YUN]

I'm from...
Eg eri úr... [EH EHR-I OOR]

Australia
Australia [OOHOO-STRAH-LI-AH]

Canada
Kanada [KA-NAH-DAH]

Denmark
Danmark [DAHM-MAHRSK]

England
Onglandi [ONG-LAHN-DI]

Iceland
Íslandi [OOISH-LAHN-DI]

Ireland
Írlandi [OOIR-LAHN-DI]

New Zealand
Ný Sćlandi [NOOI SEH-LAHN-DI]

Norway
Noregi [NOR-RAH]

Scotland
Skotlandi [SGOT-LAHN-DI]

Sweden
Svřríki [SVERR-OOI-CHI]

USA
Amerika/USA [AH-MEHR-I-KAH/OO-EHS-A]

NB. Pronunciations based on a British accent.